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10 Movies to Look Forward in the Last Four Months of 2018

by Danny Zepeda | September 2, 2018September 2, 2018 10:30 am PST

Now that summer is winding down, it seems like all of the exciting movies are out. That’s because they are, with Mission: Impossible – Fallout serving as the last really exciting movie of summer. In the last few weeks, only a few intriguing movies have arrived, though that will change very soon.

As the weather starts changing and leaves start falling off trees, that means fall is upon us and it will bring with a ton of fantastic movies. But instead of just focusing on the fall, I took a look at the last four months of 2018 to see which are the most enticing movies you should get excited about and I narrowed down the list to ten.

Here are the 10 movies to look forward to in the last four months of 2018.

The Nun

  • Release date: September 7

The latest movie from the Conjuring universe is The Nun and sees a diabolical-looking nun running around and scaring the crap out of a sister. Given how popular the franchise is, don’t be surprised to see this movie become a blockbuster hit because people love getting scared, including me.

Venom

  • Release date: October 5

Venom is Sony’s first attempt to establish a Marvel universe of its own based on the Spider-Man characters it holds the rights to. That mostly includes villains like Venom, and judging from the first trailer, it’ll certainly be something. Not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.

First Man

  • Release date: October 12

First Man is Damien Chazelle’s first project since his critical darling, La La Land, and he brought Ryan Gosling back for the ride. It’s based on NASA’s mission to put a man on the moon and the crazy challenges that mission entailed.

Halloween

  • Release date: October 19

They say when in doubt, go back home, and the Halloween franchise is doing just that by bringing back the main character of the 1978 original, Laurie Strode (portrayed by Jamie Lee Curtis). It takes place 40 years after the original where Laurie has yet another run-in with Michael Myers.

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

  • Release date: November 9

The latest project from Illumination Studios, the minds behind the Despicable Me franchise, is a 3D reimagining of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. It will be based on the classic Christmas story while throwing in a few unexpected wrinkles that the studio is known for.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

  • Release date: November 16

The sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sees Newt Scamander again being drawn into the Grindelwald web. This time around, the powerful dark wizard has escaped prison after being caught at the end of the last one and is loose in Paris mounting a rebellion where Newt will be forced to stand against him.

Ralph Breaks the Internet

  • Release date: November 21

Few would think the internet would be a great setting for a movie, but that’s exactly where Ralph Breaks the Internet takes place. When the steering wheel breaks for the Sugar Rush game, Ralph along with Vanellope go on a crazy adventure in the wide landscape of the internet.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

  • Release date: December 14

There have been many Spider-Man movies before, but none have focused on Miles Morales are the main character. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will be the first to explorre not only Miles’ indoctrination into the role, but also other Spider-Man characters in different universes such as Spider-Gwen.

Aquaman

  • Release date: December 2

Judging from the first trailer, Aquaman seems like it’ll be rollicking good time. It will be Aquaman’s origin story, opening upon a character that has been teased at since he first came on the screen in Batman v. Superman.

Bumblebee

  • Release date: December 21

When the first Transformers hit the big screen in 2007, a rich history involving Bumblebee’s character was teased. Bumblebee will explore that history. In 1987, the yellow Autobot takes refuge in a California beach town when he befriends a teenage girl. Not long after, a government agency known as Sector 7 (and some Decepticons) begin hunting the Transformer.


Danny Zepeda

Danny's first introduction to fandom was rewatching the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS everyday during fifth grade until he moved on to all...